Primary and Secondary Research- primary research comes directly from your (potential) customer through surveys, focus groups and other methods. Secondary research comes from gathering data and statistics such demographics.
Associations- there will most likely be an industry trade association that can offer a tremendous amount of useful information such as statistics, members and reference materials.
Government Agencies- there are a variety of government agencies that provide (most are free) valuable information such as population densities.
Regardless of your product or service, conducting thorough market research will prove to be a beneficial decision. Like most steps in starting a business, competitive analysis takes capital so let HJR Global help turn your idea into reality.
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